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How asteroids can help us reach Mars – CNN

October 7, 2015

If you’ve read or seen “The Martian,” you know that getting humans safely to Mars and back will be a gargantuan task.

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A "flags and footprints" mission to Mars may be able to succeed at it s limited objectives without prior space-based infrastructure, but any sustained presence on the Red Planet will require the resources that are available on the moon and near-Earth asteroids.

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